CITIZENSCOMPASS– LUCK ran in favour of a woman who was allegedly kidnapped by a commercial motorcyclist popularlly known as Okada rider., in Ogun State.
The rescue was done by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), along the Abeokuta-Sagamu route.
FRSC spokesperson in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Monday, June 19, 2023, said the incident occurred at about 3 pm on Sunday.
Okpe said the team rescued the woman from the Bajaj bike rider, who was identified as Dauda Usman, with bike registration number PKA211WA, Red BAJAJ.
The FRSC team was informed by some commercial motorcycle riders that a woman was being taken away by a suspected bike rider due to the alarm raised by the woman on a bike.”
According to Okpe, the patrol team quickly intervened and got the bike rider arrested.
“Upon interrogation, the passenger told the FRSC patrol leader that the rider refused to stop after reaching their agreed destination within Immigration Centre, Abeokuta.
The Okada rider was said to have proceeded to another destination, making the woman call for help and some bike rider stationed at Laderin Estate junction followed them immediately.
The patrol team with the help of other bike riders was able to rescue the woman and handed them to the police Special Weapons and Tactics Team,” she stated.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.